14 (A)I have given them your word, and (B)the world has hated them (C)because they are not of the world, (D)just as I am not of the world. 15 I (E)do not ask that you (F)take them out of the world, but that you (G)keep them from (H)the evil one.[a] 16 (I)They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. 17 (J)Sanctify them[b] in the truth; (K)your word is truth. 18 (L)As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.

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Footnotes

  1. John 17:15 Or from evil
  2. John 17:17 Greek Set them apart (for holy service to God)

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